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Liberia - Health Systems Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Health Systems Strengthening Project for Liberia is to improve the quality of maternal health, child health, and infectious disease services in selected secondary-level health facilities. ... See More +

Project Paper RES30981 JAN 15, 2018

Kudesia,Preeti Disclosed

Angola - Health System Performance Strengthening Project (HSPSP) : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Health System Performance Strengthening Project (HSPSP) for Angola is to increase the utilization and the quality of health care services in target provinces and municipalities. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3933 JAN 09, 2018

Disclosed

Going universal in Africa : how 46 African countries reformed user fees and implemented health care priorities (English)

This paper describes the health financing policies used today by African countries to expand health coverage. It identifies key health financing policies used by African countries and measures the existence of regional patterns in the use of these policies. ... See More +

Working Paper 122811 JAN 01, 2018

Rosemberg,Nicolas; Cotlear,Daniel Disclosed

Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the Israeli experience? (English)

The Israeli health system provides universal coverage of a broad benefits package in a highly efficient manner. At the same time, the Israeli health system faces significant challenges, including lack of universal coverage for long-term care and adult dental care, center-periphery gaps, insufficient care integration, long waiting times for some elective procedures, and a growing private health care sector that poses several threats to the public system, cost containment, and health system equity. ... See More +

Working Paper 122817 JAN 01, 2018

Rosen,Bruce; Waitzberg,Ruth Disclosed

Expansion of the benefits package : the experience of Armenia (English)

The legacy of the Semashko system left Armenia with an oversized and overstaffed health system. Beginning in the 1990s the country focused on re-designing its health system in an attempt to rationalize resources. ... See More +

Working Paper 122829 JAN 01, 2018

Kharazyan,Samvel; Hayrapetyan,Susanna; Lavado,Rouselle F. Disclosed

Challenges on the path to universal health coverage : the experience of Azerbaijan (English)

The objectives of this case study are to assess how the poor fared as a result of recent efforts toward universal health coverage in Azerbaijan, and to provide an overview of the government’s planned additional reforms, in the context of a difficult economic and fiscal situation.The case study will first focus on how the poor have fared as a result of Azerbaijan’s efforts in the last decade to improve health coverage and population financial protection in case of illness. ... See More +

Working Paper 122830 JAN 01, 2018

Suaya,Agustina Sara; Bonilla-Chacin,Maria Eugenia; Afandiyeva,Gulara Disclosed

Assessing fiscal space for health in the SDG era : a different story (English)

Initially defined for overall public purposes, the concept of fiscal space was subsequently developed and adapted for the health sector. In this context, it has been applied in research andpolicy in over 50 low- and middle-income countries over the past ten years. ... See More +

Journal Article 123243 JAN 01, 2018

Barroy,Helene; Kutzin,Joseph Douglas; Tandon,Ajay; Kurowski,Christoph; Lie,Geir Solve Sande; Borowitz,Michael Joseph; Sparkes,Susan; Elina,Dale Disclosed

Health and nutrition in urban Bangladesh : social determinants and governance (English)

Bangladesh has made remarkable progress on the United Nations Millennium Development Goals related to health and nutrition, increasing child immunization rates while reducing the incidence of malnutrition and communicable diseases, as well as infant and maternal mortality rates. ... See More +

Working Paper 122294 DEC 24, 2017

Frere,Jean-Jacques; Raju,Dhushyanth; Govindaraj,Ramesh; Secci,Federica; Chowdhury,Sadia Afroze Disclosed

China - Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project for China were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the monitoring and evaluation quality is substantial. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4154 DEC 18, 2017

Disclosed

Business unusual : accelerating progress towards universal health coverage (English)

At present rates, the global 2030 Universal Health Coverage (UHC) targets under the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals will not be met. ... See More +

Working Paper 122036 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Progress on catastrophic health spending in 133 countries : a retrospective observational study (English)

The goal of universal health coverage (UHC) requires inter alia that families who get needed health care do not suffer undue financial hardship as a result. ... See More +

Journal Article 123229 DEC 01, 2017

Wagstaff,Adam; Flores,Gabriela; Hsu, Justine; Smitz, Marc-François; Chepynoga, Kateryna; Buisman,Leander Robert; Wilgenburg, Kim van; Eozenou,Patrick Hoang-Vu Disclosed

Ukraine - Capacity Development for Evidence-based Land and Agricultural Policy-Making Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 121629 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Argentina - Supporting Effective Universal Health Coverage Project : indigenous peoples plan : Marco de planificacion para pueblos indigenas (Spanish)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3831 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Congo, Republic of - Statistics Capacity Building Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation involontaire des populations (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG3996 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Governance and the World Bank Group year in review 2017 : foundations and frontiers (English)

The World Bank Group’s work in governance has evolved from a fiduciary focus in earlier decades that verified funds were used for their intended purposes to one that helps clients develop their public management capacity and sees governance as the process through which state and non state actors interact to design and implement policies within a set of both formal and informal rules. ... See More +

Working Paper 121403 SEP 30, 2017

Disclosed

Yemen, Republic of - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen is to prevent and or mitigate the negative effects of medical waste on human health and the environment. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3669 SEP 26, 2017

Parris,Miyuki T. Disclosed

Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : second additional financing and restructuring (Arabic)

The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen will be modified to reflect additional water and sanitation services (WSS) activities to be financed by the proposed second additional financing (AF2) This Project Paper seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to provide a second additional grant in the amount of SDR 143.9 million (USD 200 million equivalent) to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in support of the Yemen Emergency Health and Nutrition Project (EHNP) for the benefit of the Republic of Yemen. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2493 AUG 14, 2017

English Disclosed

Tajikistan - Implementation and Capacity Building of E-Procurement Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 119396 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project : additional financing - environmental assessment : Environmental code of practices (English)

The objective of the Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project is to help increase coverage of reproductive, maternal and child health, and nutrition services in target areas in Lao PDR. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3512 JUL 20, 2017

Phouthavisouk,Boualamphanh Disclosed

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Liberia - Health Systems Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)
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JAN 15, 2018 RES30981 Project Paper
Angola - Health System Performance Strengthening Project (HSPSP) : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples policy framework (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 SFG3933 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Going universal in Africa : how 46 African countries reformed user fees and implemented health care priorities (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122811 Working Paper
Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the Israeli experience? (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122817 Working Paper
Expansion of the benefits package : the experience of Armenia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122829 Working Paper
Challenges on the path to universal health coverage : the experience of Azerbaijan (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122830 Working Paper
Assessing fiscal space for health in the SDG era : a different story (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123243 Journal Article
Health and nutrition in urban Bangladesh : social determinants and governance (English)
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DEC 24, 2017 122294 Working Paper
China - Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project (English)
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DEC 18, 2017 ICR4154 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Business unusual : accelerating progress towards universal health coverage (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122036 Working Paper
Progress on catastrophic health spending in 133 countries : a retrospective observational study (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 123229 Journal Article
Ukraine - Capacity Development for Evidence-based Land and Agricultural Policy-Making Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121629 Procurement Plan
Argentina - Supporting Effective Universal Health Coverage Project : indigenous peoples plan : Marco de planificacion para pueblos indigenas (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3831 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Congo, Republic of - Statistics Capacity Building Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation involontaire des populations (French)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3996 Resettlement Plan
Governance and the World Bank Group year in review 2017 : foundations and frontiers (English)
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SEP 30, 2017 121403 Working Paper
Yemen, Republic of - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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SEP 26, 2017 SFG3669 Environmental Assessment
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : second additional financing and restructuring (Arabic)
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AUG 14, 2017 PAD2493 Project Paper English
Vietnam - North East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Đông Bắc và Đồng bằng Sông Hồng Dự án Hỗ trợ Hệ thống Y tế Dự án Mua sắm : kế hoạch đấu thầu (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119357 Procurement Plan
Tajikistan - Implementation and Capacity Building of E-Procurement Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119396 Procurement Plan
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Health Governance and Nutrition Development Project : additional financing - environmental assessment : Environmental code of practices (English)
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JUL 20, 2017 SFG3512 Environmental Assessment